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‘Not Nobody, Not No How’

“If I don’t stand for something,
I’ll fall for everything” – no
substitutes, no exchanging;
Tired of being a giver – will
no longer be a taker, will not
be removed, will not replace;
Will not gradually pass into,
nor transfer – don’t bother
knocking at my door;
No more digression, nor
picking-up coins of low
Others out there are adept at
changing the spelling of the
“Word” – dictionary abandoned;
Changing their clothing faster
than a wolf in sheep’s clothing
Sewn together with lies;
I however will not budge,
and not nobody, not no how
will make me change!


Submitted: Saturday, May 24, 2008

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  • Michael Gale (11/11/2008 3:08:00 PM)

    Great poem! I would'da given 'er a ten'ner, had i could'da.
    God bless al poets and readers alike-MJG.

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  • Ted Sheridan (5/24/2008 9:42:00 PM)

    Sounds like some stubborn trait our lineage shares.

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